The first table below looks at the demand for the Software Engineer role in IT jobs advertised for the Chelmsford region. Included is a guide to the average salaries offered in IT jobs that have cited Software Engineer in their job title over the 3 months to 1 August 2014 with a comparison to the same period in the previous 2 years. The second table is for comparison and provides aggregates for all Job Titles advertised for the Chelmsford region.

Location
3 months to
1 Aug 2014
Same period 2013 Same period 2012
Software Engineer
Rank 24 13 31
Rank change year-on-year
-11 +18
Permanent jobs requiring a Software Engineer 5 9 2
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 3.40% 12.33% 1.48%
As % of the Job Titles category 3.52% 12.86% 1.48%
Number of salaries quoted 5 8 2
Average salary £42,500 £45,000 £50,000
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.55% -10.00%
90% offered a salary of more than £40,000 £38,800 £48,000
10% offered a salary of more than £43,100 £45,000 £52,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £37,500 £37,500
% change year-on-year
+6.66% -
Job Titles Category
Chelmsford
Permanent IT job ads with a match in the
Job Titles category
142 70 135
As % of all permanent IT jobs located in Chelmsford 96.60% 95.89% 100.00%
Number of salaries quoted 133 63 123
Average salary £40,000 £42,500 £37,500
Average salary % change year-on-year
-5.88% +13.33%
90% offered a salary of more than £25,864 £25,000 £24,000
10% offered a salary of more than £68,000 £50,000 £54,000
UK excluding London average salary £40,000 £38,500 £38,500
% change year-on-year
+3.89% -
Software Engineer
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Software Engineer
Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides a 3-month moving total of permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer in the job title across the Chelmsford region as a proportion of the total demand within the Job Titles category.

Software Engineer Jobs Demand Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Salary Trend in Chelmsford

This chart provides the 3-month moving average for salaries quoted in permanent IT jobs citing Software Engineer across the Chelmsford region.

Software Engineer Salary Trend in Chelmsford

Software Engineer
Top 30 Related IT Skills in Chelmsford

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills in order of popularity. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title.

1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 6 (75.00%) C
3 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
3 5 (62.50%) Automotive
4 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
4 4 (50.00%) Degree
5 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
6 2 (25.00%) Project Management
6 2 (25.00%) Firmware
6 2 (25.00%) Java
6 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
6 2 (25.00%) J2EE
6 2 (25.00%) Oracle
6 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
6 2 (25.00%) Ant
6 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
6 2 (25.00%) Linux
6 2 (25.00%) OOP
6 2 (25.00%) OO
6 2 (25.00%) JBoss
6 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
6 2 (25.00%) JMS
6 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
6 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
6 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
6 2 (25.00%) Electronics
6 2 (25.00%) Finance
6 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
6 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
6 2 (25.00%) GlassFish

Software Engineer
Top Related IT Skills in Chelmsford by Category

For the 6 months to 1 August 2014, IT jobs across the Chelmsford region that cited Software Engineer in their job title mentioned the following IT skills grouped by category. The figures indicate the number of jobs and their proportion against the total number of IT job ads sampled with Software Engineer in their job title. Up to 20 skills are shown per category.

Application Platforms
1 2 (25.00%) WebLogic
1 2 (25.00%) WebSphere
1 2 (25.00%) GlassFish
Database & Business Intelligence
1 2 (25.00%) SQL Server
1 2 (25.00%) Data Mining
1 2 (25.00%) RDBMS
1 2 (25.00%) NoSQL
1 2 (25.00%) Relational Database
Development Applications
1 2 (25.00%) Ant
1 2 (25.00%) Gradle
1 2 (25.00%) Maven
General
1 5 (62.50%) Automotive
2 2 (25.00%) Electronics
2 2 (25.00%) Finance
Libraries, Frameworks & Software Standards
1 2 (25.00%) J2EE
1 2 (25.00%) JMS
1 2 (25.00%) Hibernate
Miscellaneous
1 2 (25.00%) Firmware
1 2 (25.00%) Computer Science
2 1 (12.50%) Physics
Operating Systems
1 2 (25.00%) Linux
Processes & Methodologies
1 8 (100.00%) Software Engineering
2 4 (50.00%) Requirements Analysis
3 3 (37.50%) Configuration Management
4 2 (25.00%) Project Management
4 2 (25.00%) OOP
4 2 (25.00%) OO
4 2 (25.00%) E-Commerce
5 1 (12.50%) Change Control
5 1 (12.50%) Embedded Software Development
5 1 (12.50%) Continuous Integration
Programming Languages
1 6 (75.00%) C
2 5 (62.50%) Embedded C
3 2 (25.00%) Java
3 2 (25.00%) PL/SQL
4 1 (12.50%) C++
Qualifications
1 4 (50.00%) Degree
Vendors
1 2 (25.00%) Oracle
1 2 (25.00%) JBoss